踌躇

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 躊躇

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin chóuchú
Zhuyin ㄔㄡˊ ㄔㄨˊ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂʰoʊ̯³⁵ ʈ͡ʂʰu³⁵/
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Verb[edit]

踌躇 (simplified, Pinyin chóuchú, traditional 躊躇)

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) to hesitate
    老师踌躇一会儿发表意见
    Tīng wán le wǒ de huà, lǎoshī chóuchú le yīhuǐr, cái fābiǎo tā de yìjiàn.
    After hearing me out, my teacher hesitated for a moment before stating his opinion.